FOA: Acute Kidney Injury in Older Adults (R01, R03, R21)

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The NIH invites applications for basic, clinical, translational and outcomes research on acute kidney injury (AKI) in older persons. Applications may focus on the 1) epidemiology, etiology and risk factors for AKI in older adults, 2) pathophysiology of AKI in the aging kidney and its impact on chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other organ disease 3) early detection, diagnosis and monitoring of AKI, and 4) prevention, treatment and management strategies of AKI in older patients with the goal of improving short- and long-term outcomes including morbidity, mortality, progression of CKD, functional independence and quality of life. Read more.